Agamemnon – avoiding Aegisthus?


Freo Today. 8 April 2022. Agamemnon, in today from Adelaide. Quite a sight. Especially with three Svitzers attending her. In Greek mythology, Agamemnon was a king of Mycenae, the son, or grandson, of King Atreus and Queen Aerope, the brother of Menelaus, the husband of Clytemnestra and the father of Iphigenia, Electra or Laodike, Orestes and Chrysothemis. Legends make him the king of Mycenae or Argos, thought to be different names for the same area. When Menelaus’s wife, Helen, was taken to Troy by Paris, Agamemnon commanded the united Greek armed forces in the ensuing Trojan War. Upon Agamemnon’s return from Troy, he was killed (according to the Odyssey) by Aegisthus, the lover of his wife Clytemnestra. So, there you go!